Tefillos for Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Bnei Brak


vizhnitzer-rebbe-bnei-brak-3All of Klal Yisroel is asked to say Tehillim for the Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Bnei Brak, Rav Moshe Yehoshua Hager, whose condition has been deemed critical. The Rebbe, who is 95, has suffered from labored breathing and an infection. His doctors visited at his home to determine whether he should be hospitalized and how tot address his condition;

The families of the Rebbe’s two sons, Rav Yisroel and Rav Mendel, and two of his daughters, Rebbetzin Ernster and the Belzer Rebbetzin, have been with the Rebbe.

One of his daughters, the Satmar Rebbetzin, who resides in the Unites States, has been in Eretz Yisroel and has remained to due the current matzav.

Another daughter, the Skverer Rebbetzin, who also resided in the United States, departed for Eretz Yisroel yesterday

The Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Bnei Brak, who is the nosi of the Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah in Eretz Yisroel, heads one of the most illustrious Chassidic families in the world. In addition to leading a large chassidus of his own, his children are some of most prominentadmorim in the world. The Rebbe has two sons and four daughters. His oldest son is Rav Yisroel, who has been leading the Vizhnitzer kehillah in recent years when his father has been unwell. Rav Menachem Mendel, the Rebbe’s second son, is named after the founding Vizhnitzer Rebbe, author of Tzemach Tzaddik. He serves as av bais din of the Vizhnitzer kehillah in Bnei Brak.

The Rebbe’s sons-in-law are the Skverer Rebbe, Rav Dovid Twersky, of Shikun Skver; the Belzer Rebbe, Rav Yissochor Dov Rokeach, of Yerushalayim; Rav Aharon Teitelbaum of Satmar of Kiryas Yoel; and Rav Menachem Ernster, rosh yeshiva of the Vizhnitzer Yeshiva in Bnei Brak. The Rebbe’s brother, Rav Mordechai Hager, is the Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Monsey.

A massive tefillah gathering was held last night at the main Vizhnitzer Bais Medrash in Bnei Brak.

All are asked to daven for a refuah sheleimah for Rav Moshe Yehoshua ben Margalis.

{Yair Alpert-Matzav.com Israel}